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Even Syria's Safest City Is Not The Haven It Once Was

TARTUS — Considered Syria's safest city, the coastal Alawite stronghold of Tartus is slowly feeling the war's pinch. On a given day, the sound of gunfire rings over this government-controlled city on Syria's western coast. But the gunfire isn't ... Worldcrunch, 2 days ago

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People Daily

Islamic State executes captured Syrian soldiers

The soldier identifies himself as an officer and says he is from the Alawite sect, an offshoot of Shi'ite Islam, like Assad and the majority of high-ranking military officers. Islamic State members are Sunni Muslims. The interrogator shouts ...
 Sunday Star-Times3 weeks ago Black prevails: life in Islamic State's Syria stronghold  Middle East Eye1 day ago Islamic State issues 55-minute video exalting its fighters  Los Angeles Times3 days ago Al-Qaida In Islamic Maghreb And Arabian Peninsula Statement On US-led Coalition Against IS  Eurasia Review4 days ago
Business Insider

How Syrian jihad spawned Islamic State

stake is survival; not only its own but the survival of its clan: the Alawite minority of 2.6 million people who comprise 12% population of Syria's 22 million people. The second party to
 Big News Network1 day ago Islamic State and the shattering of Western myths in the Middle East  Jerusalem Post2 days ago Syrian Jihad Spawned The Islamic State Analysis  Eurasia Review5 days ago Who Can Stop the Islamic State?  ZNet2 weeks ago
International Business Times UK

Syria's Alawites not deserting Assad yet, despite crackdown

ISTANBUL - Unanticipated public anger towards the Syrian government from traditional supporters among President Bashar Assad's own Alawite sect has gained momentum in recent weeks following significant government losses and territorial defeats at ...
 Middle East Eye1 week ago Syrian President Assad's Allies May be Abandoning Him  International Business Times UK1 week ago Syria's Ever-Growing Number Of Wars  Radio Free Europe1 week ago If U.S. joins Islamic State fight, how will it get out?  Reuters1 week ago
Digital Journal

What's very telling about Syria's arrest of pro-regime activists

The five pro-regime activists in question are Alawites, members of the minority sect in Syria from which President Assad and other prominent figures in the Syrian regime emanate. They were of the Syrian military's setbacks on the battlefield against ...
 Digital Journal3 weeks ago Syria arrests pro-Assad activists over state criticism  Middle East Eye2 weeks ago Syria holds pro-regime activists over criticism  Lebanon Daily Star3 weeks ago

Alawites prepare as IS, Jabhat al-Nusra close in on regime areas

A memorial bearing the portraits of soldiers from Tartous, who died during the Syrian conflict, is seen on a wall in the city northwest of Damascus, May 18, 2014.(photo by JOSEPH EID/AFP/) Author:An Al-Monitor Correspondent in Syria Posted August ...
 AlMonitor4 weeks ago

SYRIA. Three Alawite villages captured near Hama. The IS attacks north of Aleppo

In the past few days as a result of active offensive operations in the city of Hama Syrian Mujahideen were able to achieve significant success. Three settlements of Alawites - Hiha, Tellit Shiha and Arza were taken during a joint operation by the ...
 Kavkaz-Center1 month ago
Council On Foreign Relations

ISIS Goes to Asia

Foreign Affairs Opinion | September 21, 2014 As the United States sought in recent weeks to assemble an international coalition to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS, also known as the ...
 Brookings Institution3 hours ago Coalition of Unwilling and Unsavory Battles ISIS  MSNBC Newsweek1 day ago ISIS Sneers At Obama's Strategy, Says He's A Mule Of The Jews  Daily Caller1 day ago Confronting ISIS Requires a Bigger Plan  Council On Foreign Relations1 week ago
DAWN Group

Islamic State: Barack Obama vows more strikes in Syria, welcomes assistance from Gulf states

Related Story: US warplanes hit Islamic State targets in Syria US president Barack Obama has vowed more strikes against extremists in Syria after US forces and a coalition of Gulf states carried out separate air raids targeting Islamic State ...
 ABC Online3 hours ago Air strikes against Islamic State will weaken but not destroy terrorists, claims expert  Scottish Daily Express9 hours ago The War against ISIS: Moving Beyond Convenient Myths  Cato Institute11 hours ago Canada barely understands its battle against Islamic State  Globe and Mail4 days ago

Arab world's point of no return

Following the Arab Spring that began in December 2011, the situation in West Asia and North Africa, particularly in Iraq and Syria is taking an ugly turn and has not only put Indian diplomacy to test but is also likely to pose a challenge to India's ...
 Millennium Post4 hours ago Turmoil in Arab World  Kashmir Times5 days ago
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